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Secretariat Support

Secretariat Support

Job Title: Secretariat Support
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-09-22 00:00:00
Reference: V-37941
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email: joanne@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: September 23, 2020 12:11

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Secretariat Officer to provide support to the Legal team.


The Role:

The successful applicant will be required to:

They will be responsible for providing timely and high-level coordination and administrative support.

Primary responsibilities will include supporting governance meetings, drafting executive level papers and briefs, recording high quality meeting minutes and following up on actions and decisions. The role will also include broader support to the legal team as required.

They will also contribute to the development, review and continuous improvement of secretariat procedures and documentation such as Terms of Reference ensuring any amendments are appropriately authorised and communicated.

They will possess the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally and demonstrate the ability to respond promptly and courteously to stakeholder requests, collate and disseminate relevant information, resolve standard problems and escalate issues when required.

 

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in providing quality secretariat support services, including supporting governance meetings, drafting executive level papers and briefs, recording high quality meeting minutes and following up on actions and decisions - 50%
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining secretariat procedures and documentation such as terms of reference and complex stakeholders mapping - 25%
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally and demonstrate the ability to respond promptly and courteously to stakeholder requests, collate and disseminate relevant information, resolve standard problems and escalate issues when required - 25%

Desirable criteria

  • Involvement in complex stakeholder engagement activities within government - 50%
  • Experience working in a legal and/or policy team responsible for the delivery of a large program - 50%

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based –12 Month Contract with 1 x 6 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close 28 September 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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